Steve Madden Flash SALE!

  1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 Good morning everyone! Just thought I’d let you know that Steve Madden is having a mid-day FLASH SALE with styles up to 50% off! But you have to hurry, the sale only lasts until 10pm tonight! So many good deals!!... read more

Fancy Floral

Top: Shopbop // Jeans: Zara (similar under $100 here // similar over $100 here) // Sunnies: Urban Outfitters // Shoes: DVF – old (similar under $100 here) // Watch: Prisma c/o // Lips: ‘Queen B’ // Bag: Tuscany Leather I can almost never come up with... read more

Life Lately..10 Randoms

My Tee // Shiloh’s Tee // Headboard // Couch // Fluffy Pillow Shiloh Eloise is 16 lbs (probably + a few ozs too!) and 27″ long. Doctor says she’s long & lean like her Daddy, but has mom’s thunder thighs (ok doctor didn’t say that 2nd... read more

Comfy Casual Pink Shorts

Hat: H&M (similar here) // Sunnies: Urban Outfitters // Lips: ‘Queen B’ // Tee: Zara (identical here) // Shorts: ILY Couture c/o // Shoes: Nike // Watch: Prisma c/o Hello friends!! So we usually drive about 20 minutes from home to get blog pics, and... read more

Shopbop Spring Sale

1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10 // 11 It’s here!! Shopbop’s spring sale! Use code EVENT17 at checkout to take 20% off of any order under $500, and 25% off any order over $500! I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite pieces (most under... read more

Pink Lace Easter Dress

I meant to share this dress so much earlier, but life happened and I missed 3 weeks of shooting, so here it is, a short 5 days from Easter! Oh well, at least we finally got it done, right?! This dress is super simple, and the look is very easy to recreate if you are... read more

March Beauty Favorites + Tula Discount Code

1. T3 Micro Curling Iron – I’ve been using a clampless iron for years now & was ready for a change. I asked for the T3 iron for my birthday because I had heard SO many good things about it (and it’s super cute). I really love the way this makes... read more

Cute Spring Blouses

It’s safe to say I’ve found my new favorite top for spring. I went on an Asos binge and before I knew it I had like 25 things in my cart! I get so lost in that site they may actually have too many cute things! These jeans have also become a total staple. I... read more

Pom Poms & Another OTS

Earrings: Bauble Bar // Dress: Tobi // Clutch: Banago (old – similar here, here & here) // Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell I just love the cut of the sleeves on this dress! It’s so flirty & feminine, and I think it’d make the cutest Easter or spring... read more

Spring Sandals

1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 I was shopping online the other day and before I knew it, I had been looking at sandals for like an hour! And I had more tabs open than I could even count, haha. I decided to round up some of my favorite finds to share with you... read more

The Perfect Under $20 Spring Break Maxi

Dress: Tobi // Necklace: The Styled Collection // Hat: old (similar here & here) // Sandals: Nordstrom It’s that time of year again, and Spring Break is approaching (if not already in effect)! We don’t have any trips planned this year, since Shiloh is... read more

My Brow Routine

Ever since becoming a mom, I’m all about fast! Things I can get done efficiently, but quickly, because let’s face it, I’m on the clock here! I’ve given up on wearing makeup daily, since I’m usually in sweats at home most days (#momlife),... read more

3 Ways to Style A Graphic Tee

1. Slick Street – moto shorts, flats, baseball cap, crossbody Casual Out & About – bomber, sunnies, denim, Nikes, crossbody Date Night – camo, heels, satchel, choker Turn on your JavaScript to view... read more

A Little Striped OTS

Hat: Forever 21 (similar here & here)// Earrings: Nuptials & Niceties Boutique c/o (use code BLOGGER_JD03249 for 10% off!) // Bag: Shein // Top: Nordstrom // Jeans: Nordstrom (similar w. more sizes here) // Wedges: Nordstrom (similar here, here, here, here)... read more

How I Wash My Makeup Brushes + Favorite Brushes

I’m always looking for easier/more efficient ways to get things done. I used to spend forever cleaning my makeup brushes, and using expensive cleaners & shampoos. I finally decided to look up some alternatives to effectively cleaning/preserving my makeup... read more

Current Swimwear Obsessions

Throughout the years, I’ve notoriously been known to collect swimwear and never wear it. This year I’m taking a new approach and investing in a few key pieces that I can 1. mix & match, and 2. aren’t too ‘trendy’ and I can wear in... read more

Instagram Roundup

  Pullover // Jeans Dress Sunglasses // Top Shoes (similar here) // Leggings (other version here) Tee // Pants // Heels // Bag – old Tory Burch ‘Thea’ (similar under $40 here) Beige Bag (under $25!) // Pink Bag (under $17) // Gold Earrings //... read more

Purple Suede

JACKET: Nordstrom // SWEATER: SheIn c/o // JEANS: Nordstrom // BOOTIES: Nordstrom (on sale! – similar sale style here) // BAG: SheIn // BEANIE: JCrew (similar here) Turn on your JavaScript to view... read more

Nordstrom 1/2 Yearly Sale

  I’ll admit, I went a littleee crazy for this sale! I think this is the best Nsale yet (I know I say that every time haha). But seriously – sooo many amazing deals! I bought most of what you see on here, and rounded up a few more faves that I think... read more

NYE Shopping Guide

Don’t you just love Nordstrom?! All of these dresses are under $100, AND you can have them at your door by Christmas Eve! Just order today! Shop them all below xoxo Turn on your JavaScript to view... read more

Fringe Benefits

How great are these jeans?! They were a total random find too, and under $35, so I was like – YES. Even though we shot this look when it was frigidly cold out (go figure), it is perfect for our typical ‘California Winters’ that usually stay right in... read more

Gift Guide: BFF

1. Personalized luggage tag 2. Contouring palette 3. Travel size perfume 4. Cookbook 5. Velvet handbag 6. Sunglasses 7. Makeup brushes 8. Hair mask Turn on your JavaScript to view... read more

The Season of Sparkle

  TOP: Zara // JACKET: Urban Outfitters [old] (similar options 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) // JEANS: Joe’s (these are similar) // BOOTS: Public Desire   Turn on your JavaScript to view... read more

Peace. Love. Soul.

One trend I’ve been loving lately is embroidered denim. It really makes a classic piece like a denim jacket, or pair of mom jeans, so special & eye-catching. Embroidered pieces can get really pricey..That’s why I was so excited when I scored this... read more

Gift Guide: For Him (by Christian)

  1. Leather bomber (obsessed with this – so edgy) 2. Sunglasses (he wears these every day) 3. iPad stand (secretly buying him this!) 4. Hat 5. Boots (always wears these with joggers) 6. Backpack (also comes in burgundy) I thought it would be fun/more... read more

Gift Guide: Cozy Christmas

Snowflake Set ‘Naughty List’ Dress Snowman Set ‘Dear Santa’ Pullover ‘Let Me Sleep’ Mask Bow Slippers Bow Pullover ‘Merry’ Pullover ‘Naughty > Nice’ Top ‘Let It Snow’ Set ‘Cookies By the... read more

Peppermint Mocha Run + Christmas Playlist

  Sweater: SheIn (under $25 and soo soft!) // Jeans: Topshop // Boots: Public Desire ($51 with code ‘CYBERSALE‘) // Beanie: old (similar here, here, here & here) // Bag: Kate Spade (similar under $50 here) // Bracelet: Bauble Bar (similar... read more

Black Friday Roundup + Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

Nordstrom Up to 40% off select items sitewide, extra 20% off sale items Gap 50% off sitewide with code ‘TGIF50‘ Forever 21 Up to 70% off & free shipping on all orders Asos 30% off everything with code ‘THANKFUL30′ J Crew 40% off any... read more

Festive Holiday Treats!

One of my favorite things about the holidays is all the fun treats we get to eat/bake! When Donsuemor sent over some of their amazing Madelines, I had the perfect idea to make them a little extra festive. So I grabbed some hot chocolate, put on my Christmas music, and... read more

Fall Neutrals

I love that the weather in SoCal is (kind of) starting to finally cool off for the fall! Sweater Weather is my fave, so I’ve been stocking up on so many cute sweaters & accessories for this season, in hopes that the cooler temps will follow! This sweater was... read more

Shiloh Eloise Daniel

We welcomed our sweet little Shiloh into the world on Tuesday October 4, 2016. She was born at 4:52pm, weighing 6lbs 13oz, and 19″ long. I’m so proud of this whole experience. It truly is an amazing testimony of God’s undying love! My robe:... read more

September Must Haves with PopSugar

I have always wanted to try out a fun subscription box service, so you can imagine how excited I was when POPSUGAR reached out and asked if I wanted to try out their Must Have Box! I was SO impressed with all the amazing products they sent me. So many great items that... read more

1 Year Anniversary…Our Wedding Day!

September 19, 2015 I can’t believe a whole year has already gone by since our wedding day. And all that’s happened over that year – a new job for Christian, new home, and new baby (almost!). So crazy to think about how much has developed during such... read more

Baby Shower

I had the best time at my baby shower last weekend, and am so excited to share it with you all! I wanted the theme to match Shiloh’s nursery – pink, white, and floral. I couldn’t find an invitation that I loved, so I ended up making them myself in... read more

His & Hers Shopping at Home with Trunk Club

Christian & I received our first Trunk Club shipments in the mail this week, and we were SO impressed! Our stylist Lexy did an amazing job of picking pieces perfectly tailored to each of our styles & budget (they even have maternity for any of my fellow... read more

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Now that the Nsale is open to the public, I thought I’d do a more extensive roundup of my faves for you guys! Here are some of the items I loved the most, broken out by category to make your shopping experience a little less overwhelming. Hope you enjoy! (All... read more

The Comfiest Maternity Jeans Ever

This summer, NYDJ launched their new line of maternity denim. These jeans are probably the comfiest I’ve found yet, and let me tell you, I’ve tried a LOT of maternity jeans! These are by far the stretchiest & most lightweight, which is perfect for this... read more

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

With wedding season in full effect, I thought I’d share with you some of my current favorite summer dresses, perfect for attending an outdoor (or indoor) wedding! This dress that SheIn sent to me is my personal favorite! It is so lightweight and the wrap allows... read more

DIY Blowout with Fromm 1907

Embarrassing confession time…I haven’t purchased a new hairbrush in a good 8-10 years. I know! So when Fromm reached out and asked if I’d like to try their new line of 1907 hairbrushes, my immediate response was ‘Yes Please!’. I’m... read more

24 Week Pregnancy Update

DRESS: Figure 8 Maternity c/o   It’s been a long time since I’ve done a pregnancy update, so since the end of my 2nd trimester is nearing, I figured now would be a great time! I typically like to keep personal things very private, so the reason I... read more

3 Cute Summer Outfits with The Daisy Shoppe

                  In honor of Daisy Shoppe’s 50th Birthday, I’ve teamed up with them to create 3 gorgeous summer looks! To celebrate, the Daisy Shoppe has coupons & deals all month long. Scan the coupon... read more

The Perfect Sleeveless Trench

        What I love most about this piece is that it can be worn year round. It’s perfect in the spring with crop pants & a tee, in summer with a tank, shorts & gladiators, or in fall/winter with a long sleeve dress & over the... read more

Springtime in the Park

        I have just been loving this gorgeous springtime weather lately! Overcast mornings, followed by warm sunshiney days, into cool clear evenings. The best! I fell in love with this beautiful cornflower blue dress that The Mint Julep... read more

Cute Nursing Top from Figure 8 Maternity

    TOP: Figure 8 Maternity c/o // SHORTS: Xpecting Boutique // SUNNIES: Urban Outfitters // NECKLACES: Forever 21 // LIPS: Mac – Faux I feel like it’s been so hard to find maternity clothes that are actually cute & flattering. That’s... read more

Updated EASY Blender Green Juice

I’m constantly updating my favorite smoothies & juices. I can’t get enough! I have to say, this recipe is probably my favorite that I’ve ever made. It’s super easy & you don’t even need a juicer to make it! Just throw all the... read more

Spring Shopping Day

    TOP: Forever 21 (similar here, here & here) // SHORTS: Nordstrom (similar here, here & here) // BAG: Tory Burch // SUNGLASSES: Urban Outfitters // CHOKER: Forever 21... read more

16 Week Bumpdate

Due Date: October 6, 2016 How far along: 16 weeks Size of baby: avocado Symptoms: major fatigue! my back seems to always hurt & my legs are starting to cramp a lot. Weight: still 130 Cravings: fruit & yogurt parfaits, string cheese Aversions: meat!... read more

Gender Reveal!

  So the wive’s tales were true! 😉 My gut instinct was so strong I can’t even describe it! I told Christian the day after we found out we were pregnant that I was a million percent sure there is a girl in there. I just knew! We are so so so excited to... read more

Shake Your Pom Pom!

  I am absolutely in LOVE with this precious little clutch for Spring/Summer! It reminds me of those amazing gladiators all the bloggers have that I can’t afford..Anybody know which ones I’m talking about?! I have seriously put so many outfits... read more

14 Week Bumpdate

Due Date: October 6, 2016 How far along: 14 weeks Size of baby: lemon Symptoms: Still some nausea, but definitely improved significantly! Lower energy than normal. Headaches – not very often, but when I get them they are INTENSE! Weight Gain: I’m up 4... read more

PinkBlush Maternity GIVEAWAY!

  This dress is so cute & you can even wear it when not pregnant. It’s also on sale right now so get it while you still can! Click here to buy. PinkBlush is giving one of my lucky followers $75 to their shop! They have both maternity & regular... read more

Springtime Stripes [New from H&M]

Christian & I were recently in New York City, and made a stop in the Times Square H&M. I never really shop at H&M at home because I can never seem to come across anything I like. I was, however, very pleasantly surprised by the new collections in the Times... read more

Sunny Spring Afternoon

      TOP: Target // JEANS: Urban Outfitters // SHOES: Nordstrom // BAG: Tory Burch Photos by Sarah Hovey... read more

Fitness Style + Workout Playlist

  I recently stopped into a Lorna Jane store for the first time and let me just tell you, I’m obsessed! She makes the cutest things, and I love that she also has cookbooks! So fun. I picked up this amazing sports bra & these pants (I’m obsessed... read more

Summer in Winter?!

        This week’s weather is insane!! It’s the beginning of February and our temperatures are in the high 80s-90s. GROSS! Summer has always been my least favorite season because 1. I hate the heat & 2. I don’t look good in... read more

Pink Season

It’s February! That means we’re breaking out the pink, and have an excuse to wear it day in & day out 🙂     I posted this cute braid on my Instagram & got SO much love! I put in my Bellami clip-in extensions, and followed this simple... read more

denim + gold

      Today was my favorite kind – a Nordstrom day! We had lunch at the cafe with my mom & Christian’s mom & sister. Then shopped for a few things for our trip to Palm Springs tomorrow! It’s in the 70’s there, so not... read more

Sunday Gloomy Sunday

Sundays in our house are always the same. We start the morning in God’s House, then relax together at home. This week was crazy rainy, so this weekend consisted of the remaining passing clouds & chilliness. We did family lunch for Christian’s... read more

Color: Winterberry

First off, who recognized my Friends reference right there?! If you did, we just became best friends! I’ve literally had this jacket for like 4 or 5 years and today was my first time wearing it. California is finally cold enough for big coats YAY! The brand is... read more

Remaining Neutral

I’m feeling so lousy today (ladies, you know what I’m talking about!!) so I wanted to be as comfy as possible, but still look cute to meet up with a friend for coffee. I got this cute poncho yesterday on sale and it is the epitome of comfy! It’s 2... read more

Winter Blues

had to throw in a little cameo of the baby & his dad! 😉 JACKET: Goodnight Macaroon 50% off! // TANK: Nordstrom // NECKLACE: Rocksbox (use code ‘jordanarlenexo’ for 1 month free!)  // JEANS: Nordstrom (similar here)  // BOOTS: DVF (similar here) // BAG:... read more

IG Roundup!

TURTLENECK: H&M // FLANNEL: Forever 21 // LIPS: Sephora (in ‘Cruella’)   PAJAMAS: Victoria’s Secret // MUG: Target   TURTLENECK: Free People // JEANS: Nordstrom // BOOTS: Zara   HAT: BCBG   BAG: Tory Burch // MUG: BCBG //... read more

Out to Lunch

SUNGLASSES: Urban Outfitters // EARRINGS: Bebe // TOP: Nordstrom // JEANS: Urban Outfitters // SHOES: Zara (similar here) // BAG: Cuyana... read more

Gift Guide: Husband

socks // hat // shirt // wallet // bible // whiskey // shave kit // headphones // sports game tickets // laptop... read more

Gift Guide: Mom & Dad

blanket // flowers // frame // stress relief basket // iPad mini //robe // wine opener // kiehls gift set // sound machine // wine // candle... read more

Wedding Rehearsal

Our photographer Frank Salas is incredible, and came for our wedding rehearsal to shoot some pics! The ceremony rehearsal itself was very brief. Our wedding planner Jeannie Savage made things super easy by putting together a full printed wedding day itinerary for the... read more

Gift Guide: Newlyweds

jewelry dish // mug // planner // coasters // thank you cards // vase // robe // mixer // candle... read more

Blanket Scarves

As promised, here are some of my most favorite blanket scarves! Some I own, and the rest are on my Christmas list 😉 I love blanket scarves because they can be worn many different ways, and they dress-up any comfy/casual outfit! Where are your favorite blanket scarves... read more

Holiday Playlist!

YAY! It’s December 1st, and that means I don’t have to feel awkward about playing premature Christmas music anymore! When in reality, I haven’t turned it off since probably the 1st of October..I get a little into the holidays! You can listen to my... read more

Mini Vegas Getaway

Christian & I always love coming to Vegas. It’s a short 4 hour drive from where we live, so it makes for an easy long weekend trip! Our version of a Vegas trip differs greatly from what many other 20-somethings visit this city to enjoy. Our days consist of... read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope you all enjoyed a wonderful holiday spent with loved ones! As usual, we split the day amongst both Christian’s & my family, and ate lotsssss of delicious food! And of course I started my day with the Macy’s parade 🙂 Outfit details are listed... read more

Instagram RoundUp!

LIPS: Maybelline – Very Cherry // SCARF: Target // TOP: Urban Outfitters (similar here) LIPS: Mac – Faux // DRESS: DVF (similar here) // JACKET: SheIn NECKLACE: J Crew (similar here) // SWEATER: Target (similar here) SCARF: Eileen Fisher (similar here) //... read more

Beanie Weather

    BEANIE: Vans // SUNGLASSES: Sunnndaze // TOP: Francesca’s // BOOTS: JustFab (similar here) Photos by Tien... read more

Parisian Blue

Beautiful shades of dusty blue have quickly become one of my favorite colors to wear! As the temperatures are becoming cooler here in California, I’m stepping out of my swing dresses & sandals, and into my bell bottoms & button downs. I am loving the... read more

Family Sunday

  Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend! Ours was very relaxing 🙂 Saturday was Mom & Jakson day, because Christian went with a friend to the USC game. I took this time to get the house all straightened up, catch up on wedding thank you notes, and watch a bunch... read more

Halloween Look For Less: Kylie Jenner

Here is my first look for Halloween week!  I LOVE dressing up and trying out different looks & styles that I wouldn’t normally wear in my day-to-day 🙂 For this look, I was inspired by a recent photo of Kylie Jenner out shopping in this awesome suede... read more

Our Honeymoon – London & Paris

I guess it’s about time I write a post about our honeymoon!     Day 1: We left 3 days after our wedding, early on a Tuesday morning. We flew LAX -> MIA, then MIA-London. I had a scratchy throat all morning, but figured it was just the short night of... read more

Autumn in Disguise

    TOP: H&M // SHORTS: Forever 21 (similar here) // BOOTIES: Urban Outfitters (similar here) // SUNGLASSES: Urban Outfitters // BACKPACK: Forever 21 (similar here) //... read more

I Just Want To Hang With My Dog

        HOW PERFECT IS THIS SHIRT?!!? I literally saw a picture of it on Instagram as we were boarding our flight home from London and did the quickest online purchase I’ve ever done in my life. I obviously had to have it just from seeing it,... read more

New Boots | OOTD

SWEATER: H&M on sale! // WRAP SKIRT: Asos (similar here) // BOOTS: Zara // PURSE: Tory Burch // SUNGLASSES: Urban... read more

Honeymoon Vlog!!

Before our wedding/honeymoon, I binge watched YouTube video after YouTube video of post-wedding-day Q&A’s, but quickly stumbled upon tons of cute honeymoon & wedding vlogs! I was so inspired and thought it would be a perfect opportunity to 1. showcase... read more

Monday

I shared this video of Jakson on my Facebook earlier. Is it not just the epitome of a Monday?! I know Jakson’s not the only one who pouts when he doesn’t get his coffee!   Christian was out of town for work (the week of our wedding, so cool 😒) so... read more

Keeping Cool

Although summer is technically coming to an end, here in Southern California, it only seems to be getting hotter! These hot days are killer, and especially difficult with a playful puppy like ours. Like many other dogs, Jakson lovesss playing, and loves it even more... read more

Reminiscing…LA Days

Going through some old photos today got me thinking back to my time at FIDM, living in Downtown LA. It was a fun year with some of my best friends, exploring a (somewhat) new city, and making both good & questionable life choices. I graduated over 3 years ago now,... read more

Wedding Updates – Marriage License & Final Details

It’s hard to believe we went from 299 days, and now we are just shy of 2 weeks from our big day!!! Craziness. Every time I realize how close it is I want to throw up. In a good way 😉 last weekend we went to the courthouse to get legal permission to be married.... read more